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Assistant Picture Editor -Prepost Production

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #237
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Picture Editor in our Toronto office. Reporting to the Post Production Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing editorial and file management support for the daytime staff. This position will be a contract position for 6 months with the possibility of extensions based on production demands. The position will be Monday to Friday working the evening shift.


  • Assemble shows, cut in music and sound effects, cut in reshoots, compile pick-up lists, make storyboard revisions, conform finished Leica and export OMF for dialogue breakdown.

  • Responsible for importing or digitizing media, sub-clipping scenes, converting media, packaging and versioning shows and promotional material, and ensure sync is maintained.

  • Responsible for properly exporting master files and outputting files to videotapes. Ensure accuracy to specifications and that dubs are generated.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of Post Production experience

  • Experience in animation production and/or Toon Boom Storyboard Pro software an asset

  • A strong understanding of Adobe Premiere Pro in a MAC environment

  • Knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop

  • Understanding of a non-linear editing work environment.

  • Understanding of broadcast file formats and workflow in a tapeless post production environment

  • Working a flexible schedule under minimal supervision

  • The ability to work well with others in a team environment

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with attention to detail

  • A positive, friendly manner and customer service approach that enables the successful candidate to deal with challenging situations with empathy and sincerity

  • A strong understanding of all tape transport systems and broadcast standards in a post production environment is an asset.

  • A passion for television and animated series especially as it relates to editing and story telling.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.  Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs. 

How to Apply

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family PD-Production
  • Job Function 02-Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Toronto, ON, Canada